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Overview

Lobbying Costs

600,000€ - 699,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.25 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

35

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    BSA | The Software Alliance   (BSA)

    EU Transparency Register

    75039383277-48 First registered on 26 Feb 2010

    Goals / Remit

    BSA | The Software Alliance is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, at the forefront of cutting-edge data-driven innovation, including the development of software solutions powered by artificial intelligence (“AI”) technologies.

    With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries around the world, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.

    BSA’s EU policy work is focused on a number of areas which include Artificial Intelligence, privacy, cybersecurity and cybercrime, copyright and intellectual property, piracy and enforcement, trade, and e-commerce.

    Main EU files targeted

    COM(2020) 823 final Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union, repealing Directive (EU) 2016/1148

    COM(2020) 825 final 2020/0361 (COD) Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on a Single Market For Digital Services (Digital Services Act) and amending Directive 2000/31/EC

    COM(2020) 842 final 2020/0374 (COD) Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on contestable and fair markets in the digital sector (Digital Markets Act)

    COM(2020) 767 final 2020/0340 (COD) Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on European data governance (Data Governance Act)

    COM(2020) 595 final 2020/0266 (COD) Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on digital operational resilience for the financial sector and amending Regulations (EC) No 1060/2009, (EU) No 648/2012, (EU) No 600/2014 and (EU) No 909/2014

    COM(2021) 206 final 2021/0106 (COD) Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL LAYING DOWN HARMONISED RULES ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ACT) AND AMENDING CERTAIN UNION LEGISLATIVE ACTS

    REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications)

    COM (2018) 225: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on European Production and Preservation Orders for electronic evidence in criminal matters.


    • Digital Single Market Strategy
    • Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, robotics and AI Act
    • Building the European Data Economy
    • Data Governance Act
    • Digital Markets Act
    • Digital Services Act
    • Emerging data issues
    • Emerging data issues
    • EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
    • General Data Protection Regulation implementation
    • International Data Transfers
    • ePrivacy Regulation
    • e-evidence Regulation
    • Encryption
    • NIS Directive 2.0
    • EU Cybersecurity Strategy
    • European Cybersecurity Certification Scheme for Cloud Services (EUCS)
    • Digital Operational Resilience Act for the Financial Sector (DORA)
    • Digitization of European industry
    • Cloud computing
    • Internet of Things
    • Research and innovation
    • Trade policy
    • Market access in third countries
    • Workforce development

    Address

    Head Office
    20 F Street, NW Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20001
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 44
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%4
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 07 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Matteo Quattrocchi 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Mr Thomas BOUE 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Mr Hadrien Valembois 24 Sep 2022 22 Sep 2023
    Ms Irma GUDZIUNAITE 24 Sep 2022 22 Sep 2023
    Mr Goran Gotev 26 Feb 2020 25 Feb 2021
    Mr Thomas BOUE 07 Sep 2019 04 Sep 2020
    Isabelle ROCCIA 27 Jun 2019 26 Jun 2020
    Mr Matteo Quattrocchi 12 Jun 2019 11 Jun 2020
    Ms Eleni CHRONOPOULOU 12 Jun 2019 11 Jun 2020
    Ms Christine LYNCH 08 Jun 2019 05 Jun 2020
    Mr Thomas BOUE 30 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Mr patrick Alexander Whalen 03 Jul 2018 02 Jul 2019
    Ms Angeliki KARAMPOUROUNI 08 Jun 2018 07 Jun 2019
    Ms Eleni CHRONOPOULOU 25 May 2018 24 May 2019
    Mr Matteo Quattrocchi 17 May 2018 16 May 2019
    Mr Christian TRONCOSO 17 Oct 2017 30 Apr 2018
    Mr Thomas BOUE 31 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2018
    Mr Alexandre Roure 31 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2018
    Mr Dimitrios Michail Banas 20 Jul 2017 05 Jul 2018
    Mr patrick Alexander Whalen 20 Jul 2017 30 Jun 2018
    Mr Thomas BOUE 05 Sep 2016 31 Aug 2017
    Mr Alexandre Roure 05 Sep 2016 31 Aug 2017
    Ms Sofia TRÉNOR MICHELENA 05 Sep 2016 31 Aug 2017
    Mr Banas Dimitrios Michail 28 Apr 2016 27 Apr 2017
    Mr Thomas BOUE 08 Sep 2015 04 Sep 2016
    Mr Alexandre Roure 08 Sep 2015 04 Sep 2016
    Ms Sofia TRÉNOR MICHELENA 08 Sep 2015 04 Sep 2016
    Mr Thomas BOUE 04 Oct 2014 02 Oct 2015
    Mr Alexandre Roure 05 Sep 2014 01 Sep 2015
    Ms Rita Balogh 22 Aug 2014 14 Aug 2015
    Mr Thomas BOUE 17 Oct 2013 15 Oct 2014
    Ms Rita Balogh 20 Sep 2013 18 Sep 2014
    Mr Alexandre Roure 27 Jun 2013 24 Jun 2014
    Mr Thomas BOUE 30 Oct 2012 15 Oct 2013
    Mr Philip EDER-LEVACHER 27 Oct 2012 15 Oct 2013
    Mr Alexandre Roure 27 Oct 2012 30 Apr 2013
    Mr Philip EDER-LEVACHER 14 Nov 2011 31 Oct 2012
    Mr Thomas BOUE 16 Nov 2011 31 Oct 2012

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    European Internet Forum (EIF) https://www.internetforum.eu/

    European Services Forum (ESF) http://www.esf.be/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    covington & burling llp 25,000€ - 49,999€
    europtimum conseil 50,000€ - 99,999€
    sec newgate eu 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    sec newgate eu
    europtimum conseil
    covington & burling llp

    Closed year Costs

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Artificial intelligence and digital#European Internet Forum

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    35 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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